Orlando Personal Injury Blog
Officials within the Ormond Beach Police Department have confirmed that an officer working for them was one of the individuals involved in an auto accident that took place on Tuesday, November 6th. Reports relating to this incident suggest that the collision happened close to 1:00 in the afternoon and that the officer involved was not severely injured in the incident, although they were transported to a hospital after the crash and received an unknown amount of medical treatment.
Recent reports from the Orlando Police Department shed some light on an incident that happened on Thursday, November 7th, and resulted in the hospitalization of two individuals. From these reports, it came out that one of the main people involved in the emergency vehicle accident was an officer with the Orlando Police Department, and that, furthermore, the officials in charge of the investigation are looking into whether or not this officer was the responsible party for some of the events.
A terrible and terrifying crash happened inside the Hillsborough County city of Tampa on Thursday, November 1st, at a bus stop used by children waiting to go to school. According to the reports from the police with the Tampa Police Department, the bus accident happened shortly after 8:00 in the morning, when school busses were traveling throughout the city to pick up children and bring them to their schools.
A resident of Altamonte Springs narrowly escaped severe injury or death after their home caught fire on Friday, November 2nd. According to a report from the Seminole County Fire Department, the blaze was first reported close to 2:00 in the afternoon. At this time, emergency calls suggested that a fire was either well under way or just beginning at a home located along Hermitage Drive.
Kia and Hyundai owners are currently experiencing an alarming situation due to recent reports of vehicles within these families suddenly bursting into flames. According to the Senate Commerce Committee, there have been 563 registered complaints to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration since 2014 regarding cars manufactured by Kia or Hyundai. According to all of these claims, cars from these two companies were bursting into flames without first having been involved in a collision. In many cases, the fires began while the cars were not even in use. It was also noted that out of all of these claims over 10% of them came from individuals living in Florida.
A car crash in Satellite Beach this past Friday, November 2nd, resulted in the death of one individual. According to officers with the Satellite Beach Police Department, the incident took place shortly before 7:30 in the evening. The car involved, which was not described in the initial report, was being driven down State Road A1A by an individual who was not named. At this same time, an 82-year-old resident of Merritt Island was standing at the intersection of State Road A1A and Roosevelt Avenue, planning on crossing the busy intersection to reach the home of a relative.
Police within the Ocoee Police Department are working on an investigation into the deaths of two individuals on Friday, November 2nd. Reports that were released shortly after the fatal pedestrian accident occurred provide us with the most up-to-date information regarding the incident, however it is still an accident that is under investigation and many of the conclusions are not yet known or are being withheld from the general public until such time as the next of kin are notified and/or the authorities believe it prudent to release additional facts.
A violent crash that happened within the Orange County town of Christmas on Friday, November 2nd, resulted in the death of one individual. According to the report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place close to 4:00 in the afternoon and only involved one vehicle. This vehicle, a 1990 Ford Ranger, was driving along either East Colonial Drive of Taylor Creek Road. It is not believed that the incident took place at the intersection of these two roads but that it instead happened along one of them but still close to the intersection itself.
Police in Orange County are working on a case that happened towards the end of October that resulted in the death of a pedestrian inside of the city of Apopka. Florida Highway Patrol Officials told reporters that the incident took place sometime around 8:50 in the evening along Apopka Boulevard. The police stated that the accident happened just before Apopka Boulevard intersects with Sugar Pine Road and that the individual who died as a result was a 65-year-old resident of Apopka. The name of this individual has yet to be released pending contact with the victim’s family.
An investigation is underway into the death of a 44-year-old traveling along an Orange County road on Sunday, October 21st. According to reports from members of the Florida Highway Patrol working within Orange County, the auto accident happened around 3:30 in the morning and involved a motorcycle and a car.